Asked by: Bethann Beloschinmedical health diabetes
How long does Levemir last in your system?
Last Updated: 17th March, 2020
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Simply so, what is the best time of day to take Levemir?
When to take the insulin
- Inject Levemir under the skin once or twice daily as directed by your doctor.
- When taken once daily, inject the insulin with the evening meal or at bedtime; when taken twice daily, the evening dose should be taken with the evening meal, at bedtime, or 12 hours following the morning dose.
Also Know, is levemir short or long acting? Levemir is the brand name for insulin detemir. It is approved to treat high blood sugar levels in adults and children over 2 years of age with diabetes. It is a long acting insulin with slow, consistent absorption with no pronounced peak in insulin release.
Consequently, what happens if I forget to take my Levemir?
If you miss a dose of Levemir, try to take it as soon as you remember. If it's almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your next dose at the regular time. Do not double your dose.
Can Levemir be given twice daily?
Dosing. LEVEMIR is a recombinant human insulin analog for once- or twice-daily subcutaneous administration. Patients who require twice-daily dosing can administer the evening dose with the evening meal, at bedtime, or 12 hours after the morning dose. The dose of LEVEMIR must be individualized based on clinical response